Big East: One More Time, With FeelingThe death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast BluesYesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.
Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With PredictionsJim Larranaga's team has had a banner season, but they'll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season -- this time with Ryan Kelly -- to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.
Seton Hall Defeats South Florida In OT In Opening Round Of Big East TournamentThe Seton Hall Pirates (15-17) waited until the final minute of regulation to make it interesting, but the team from South Orange rallied in overtime to a 46-42 victory over the South Florida Bulls (12-19).
Notre Dame To Join ACC Next SeasonNotre Dame will join the Atlantic Coast Conference starting next season, a year earlier than expected, following the split among the Big East's football schools and seven Catholic schools that forming their own basketball-focused conference.
Notre Dame To Join ACC Next SeasonNotre Dame will join the Atlantic Coast Conference starting next season, a year earlier than expected, following the split among the Big East's football schools and seven Catholic schools that forming their own basketball-focused conference.
DePaul Set To Play In New League As Big East, Catholic 7 Officially SplitThe Big East and the so-called "Catholic 7", which includes DePaul, officially announced their much-anticipated split Friday, which will become effective July 1.
Basketball Schools Break Away From Big EastSeven Big East schools including DePaul will leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.
DePaul, Other Non-Football Schools Mull Big East ExitThe seven Big East schools that don't play football spoke with the conference commissioner Thursday about possibly breaking from a league that has been drastically reshaped.
Harris: New Big East Commissioner Leaning On BasketballToday at Maggiano's downtown, Depaul University introduced new Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco to Chicago.
Big East Picks CBS VP Aresco As CommissionerThe Big East on Tuesday hired CBS executive vice president Mike Aresco to be commissioner of a conference now in rebuilding mode.
WVU Settles Big East Lawsuit, Will Join Big 12West Virginia University announced Tuesday it has settled a lawsuit with the Big East for an unspecified amount, clearing the way for the conference power Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July in time for the fall football season.
Memphis Latest Conference USA Team To Jump To Big EastThe Tigers will become the fourth Conference USA team to move to the Big East in the last two months, along with Houston, Central Florida and SMU.
Big East To Add Boise State, 4 OthersThe Big East is set to announce the additions of Boise State and San Diego State as football-only members and Houston, Central Florida and SMU for all sports as soon as Wednesday.
West Virginia To Big 12 Not Done DealWest Virginia appeared to be the choice of the Big 12 presidents after a Monday board of directors' meeting, but now Big East rival Louisville is back in the picture.